Ford Motor Company Branch in Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 1, 1923

Summary

Starting in 1912, Ford Motor Company opened domestic assembly plants throughout the United States. These plants allowed the company to better serve its customers, with facilities located near almost every major American city. Ford opened its Cambridge, Massachusetts, plant -- serving the Boston area -- in 1914. The plant closed in 1926 when Ford relocated operations to Somerville, Massachusetts.

Starting in 1912, Ford Motor Company opened domestic assembly plants throughout the United States. These plants allowed the company to better serve its customers, with facilities located near almost every major American city. Ford opened its Cambridge, Massachusetts, plant -- serving the Boston area -- in 1914. The plant closed in 1926 when Ford relocated operations to Somerville, Massachusetts.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

01 August 1923

Subject Date

01 August 1923

Collection Title

General Photographs Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.833.P.35066

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

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